Tax Mommys Blog

Commonly-overlooked tax deductions can be costly. Did you know you can deduct the fees you paid to a tax preparer? Did you know breast pumps may qualify for a tax deduction?
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, January 24, 2014
The holiday season is over and now it’s time to shut down our engines, put it in neutral and prepare our game plan for 2014. In other words, put the focus on you in JanYOUary! 
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

When the IRS delays the filing start date, spending is delayed. Due to the 15-day government shutdown in October, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is delaying the 2014 tax filing season start date until January 31. 

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, December 23, 2013
And, in hopes to make you happy, here are some tips for staying healthy during tax season.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, December 20, 2013
I suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia, also known as the fear of Friday the 13th. I’ve always been a superstitious person so the date itself brings to mind visions of rotten luck following me all day.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, December 13, 2013
With Thanksgiving only a couple days away, I am scrambling to complete everything on my to-do list. I have more groceries to get, decorations for the festivities to buy, and to double check that there are enough chairs at the dining table – especially since Uncle Sam may be joining us this year.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warned about a widespread phone scam that has targeted taxpayers, including recent immigrants, in almost every state in the country. Victims are scammed by being informed, over the phone, that they owe the IRS tax money and it must be paid promptly through a wire-transfer or with a pre-loaded debit card.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Rachel Dionisio on Thursday, October 31, 2013
Almost twenty years of marriage to a diehard fisherman and over a decade and counting of raising two boys, and yet I had never had a new washing machine. It was always a hand-me-down – you know, someone was upgrading to the front loader, someone was moving, someone didn’t want to haul it to the curb – so I ended up with the leftovers.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, October 02, 2013
During the government shutdown, there will be limited Internal Revenue Service operations; however, we at Liberty Tax want to remind taxpayers that the tax laws still remain in effect and everyone should continue “business as usual” - meaning the IRS still expects to receive your checks  and deadlines must still be met.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Rachel Dionisio on Tuesday, October 01, 2013
So many Americans are struggling to understand how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) works and applies to them. The reason being is that each individual’s situation is different.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, September 30, 2013